Smith writes: "I am also very honored to be receiving an award that night, the MCV’s 2017 Environmental Leadership Award. I should say I am astonished and honored."
George Smith getting Environmental Leadership Award from Maine Conservation Voters
So is advocacy of the placement of industrial wind factories throughout Maine's beautiful landscapes considered in determining what constitutes "Environmental Leadership"?
Perhaps ask their board and advisory board, shown here:
Note the absence of raptors and songbirds on the list.